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Jim Arnold, Chief Probation Officer

215 5th. St., Marysville, CA 95901

(530)749-7550  Fax: (530)749-7364

Mission Statement:

The Yuba County Probation Department's mission is to promote the health and safety of the community through programs of prevention, intervention, treatment and detention services.These are accomplished by:

  • Enhancing judicial decision making through assessment of offender risks and needs
  • Enforcing court orders and sanctions
  • Engaging in prevention, intervention, and treatment collaboratives
  • Moving probationers to lawful self-sufficiency
  • Supporting the rights of victims

Values and Beliefs:

  • We believe that people can change and that we can be instrumental in directing that change
  • We believe people should be responsible and held accountable for their behavior and decisions
  • We believe the family is the core social unit and should, wherever practical, be kept intact
  • We believe every person is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect
  • We believe in the restoration of the victims' dignity, health and resources
  • We value a diverse workforce, reflective of the community we serve, and able to respond to their individual needs and circumstances
  • We believe the most valuable asset of the Department is its employees




Probation • 215 5th. St., Marysville, CA 95901 • (530) 749-7550 • Fax: (530) 749-7364


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